Volkswagen GTI vs Volkswagen Rabbit Compare price, expert/user reviews, mpg, engines, safety, cargo capacity and other specs at a glance.

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New Car Pricing New listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
MSRP
$35,995
Invoice
$34,555
Average Price Paid
$31,583
401 listings nationwide

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2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
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2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
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2-door
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Used Car Pricing Used listing price comparison and analysis.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$35,305
3 listings nationwide

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2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
CarGurus Instant Market Value
$4,988
54 listings nationwide

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Expert Reviews Reviews from CarGurus experts.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
Christian Wardlaw Test Drive Review:

Small, fun cars hold a special place in my heart. I’ve always been a fan of little yet mighty automobiles, and not just because they put performance within easier financial reach. You ...

2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door

The 2009 Rabbit lives up to its namesake's characteristic speed by del...

The Good: With plenty of power and performance in a deceptively small package, t...

The Bad: The '09 Rabbit's fuel economy ranks below most of the rest of the vehi...

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  • Look and Feel 10
  • Performance 8
  • Form & Function 8
  • Technology 6
  • Safety 9
  • Cost-Effectiveness 8
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User Reviews Reviews from CarGurus users who have driven or owned the car.

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
50
writes:
Its what every review ever has said, good at everything. I want more straight line power, but its more than ...
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
35
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-doorReview:

What A Car Should Be — really fast car which handles very well at corners and very cheap to upgrade for right kinda price....

Primary Use: Sport/fun (spirited driving, track racing, off-roading, etc.)

35
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-doorReview:

Killer Rabbit — I've owned the car for about 10 months now. As a daily driver, it is a fun car to drive. Fuel econo...

Primary Use: Family transportation

35
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit 2-doorReview:

Vw Is Sweeeeeet. — Does exactly what I need it to do. Its a great starter car, for those who are new to purchasing vehi...

Primary Use: Commuting to work

Specs

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door
Powertrain
Drivetrain
FWD
FWD
FWD
FWD
Fuel Economy, City
24 MPG
25 MPG
20 MPG
21 MPG
Fuel Economy, Highway
32 MPG
31 MPG
29 MPG
30 MPG
Fuel Tank Volume 13.2 gal 14.5 gal
Engine
Fuel Type
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Gasoline
Power
228 hp @ 4,700 RPM
228 hp @ 4,700 RPM
170 hp @ 5,700 RPM
170 hp @ 5,700 RPM
Torque
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
258 lb-ft @ 1,500 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
177 lb-ft @ 4,250 RPM
Cylinders
4 cylinders
4 cylinders
5 cylinders
5 cylinders
Compression Ratio
9.6:1
9.6:1
9.5:1
9.5:1
Displacement
2,000 cc
2,000 cc
2,500 cc
2,500 cc
Bore x Stroke
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.65 in
3.25 in x 3.6 in
3.25 in x 3.6 in
Safety
ABS Brakes Standard Standard
Driver Airbag Standard Standard
Passenger Airbag Standard Standard
Front Side Airbags Standard Standard
Curtain Airbags Standard Standard
NHTSA Crash Test Results
Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Overall 4 stars --
Front Crash Driver 5 stars --
Front Crash Passenger 4 stars --
Side Crash Overall 5 stars --
Side Barrier Driver 5 stars --
Side Barrier Passenger 5 stars --
Side Pole Driver 5 stars --
Comfort and Convenience
Sunroof/Moonroof Standard Optional
Leather Seats Standard --
Air Conditioning Standard Standard
CD Player Standard Standard
Radio Standard Standard
Power Windows Standard Standard
Power Door Locks Standard Standard
Driver Power Seats Standard --
Passenger Power Seats Standard Standard
Interior
Maximum Seating 5 seats 5 seats
Front Legroom 41.2 in 41.2 in
Back Legroom 35.6 in 35.3 in
Payload and Towing
Cargo Volume 22.8 cu ft 15 cu ft
Maximum Payload 959 lbs 972 lbs
Exterior
Length 168 in 165.8 in
Width 70.8 in 69.3 in
Height 57.8 in 58.2 in
Wheelbase 103.6 in 101.5 in

Available Options

2019 Volkswagen GTI
2.0T Autobahn 4-Door FWD

Exterior Colors

  • Dark Iron Blue Metallic
  • Deep Black Pearl
  • Great Falls Green Metallic
  • Night Blue Metallic
  • Pure White
  • Tornado Red
  • White Silver Metallic
2009 Volkswagen Rabbit
2-door

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